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False Friends

The 9th Spider Shepherd Thriller

By Stephen Leather

  • Hardback
  • £12.99

The ninth Spider Shepherd thriller from bestselling Stephen Leather, known for his heart-pounding, page-turning, topical action.

The ninth book in the bestselling Dan 'Spider' Shepherd series.

The most wanted man in the world is dead.
Now those loyal to him seek revenge.

When Navy Seals track down and kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan, it's obvious there was a traitor on the inside. After the false friends are revealed to be two British students, Malik and Chaudhry - former Islamic fundamentalists recruited by MI5 - they become targets themselves.

Dan 'Spider' Shepherd must teach the pair how to survive undercover with al-Qaeda closing in. But Spider is not used to playing the handler. And with the line between mentor and friend beginning to blur, and a terrorist plot putting thousands of lives at stake, can he protect everyone before it's too late?

Biographical Notes

Stephen Leather is one of the UK's most successful thriller writers. Before becoming a novelist he was a journalist for more than ten years on newspapers such as The Times, the Daily Mail and the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong. He began writing full time in 1992. His bestsellers have been translated into more than ten languages and he has also written for television.

You can find out more from Stephen's website, www.stephenleather.com and his blog, www.stephenleather.blogspot.co.uk. You can also follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/stephenleather.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780340924990
  • Publication date: 02 Aug 2012
  • Page count: 464
  • Imprint: Hodder & Stoughton
Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it. — Sun
As tough as British thrillers get ... gripping. — Irish Independent
Explores complex contemporary issues while keeping the action fast and bloody. — Economist
Let Spider draw you into his web, you won't regret it.
As tough as British thrillers get ... gripping.
Explores complex contemporary issues while keeping the action fast and bloody.
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